• Intellectual property court opens in Changsha


    CHANGSHA -- An intellectual property court began hearing cases Thursday in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan province.

  • Record number of criminal penalties issued in Hubei over illegal fishing


    WUHAN -- Central China's Hubei province handed out criminal penalties to 202 individuals for illegal fishing and related activities in 2017, a record high for the province, local authorities said.

  • Beijing court turns to virtual reality


    BEIJING -- While virtual reality (VR) technology may be most used at home or museums, it could also help lawyers and judges in the courtroom to get a better idea of how an alleged offence took place.

  • Judges trained for global IP cases


    With a steady rise in intellectual property cases involving foreign litigants during the past five years, China has improved the quality of such hearings by educating judicial officials, according to the nation's top court.

  • China's top court vows to step up IPR protection


    China's top court pledged on Feb 28 to increase efforts to tackle intellectual property rights infringements, after the central government unveiled guidelines on IPR protection.

  • Anti-graft system up for major changes in measures before NPC


    China's anti-graft system will see a fundamental change as the top legislature is scheduled to review a draft amendment to the Constitution and the country's first law on supervision to give legal footing to a new national supervisory commission.

  • SPC to expand judicial openness channels


    China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) pointed out the need to expand channels for judicial openness and extend their coverage in a working conference on Feb 28.

  • Chinese court imposes 80,000 yuan fine for malicious litigation


    BEIJING -- The third circuit court of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) imposed a 80,000 yuan fine ($12,680) for malicious litigation on a case concerning a private lending dispute, the SPC said on Feb 26.